Venue & Logistics

The 2nd Earl of Pembroke. © Karis Bouher

The home of All Souls Con 2019 will be the beautiful National Museum Cardiff, which is located in the heart of historic Cardiff,  walking distance from Cardiff’s main attractions. The museum houses Wales’s national art, geology, natural history collections, and major temporary exhibitions.

Admission to the museum is free.

Please check the Plan Your Visit page on the museum website for opening hours, parking, accessibility and other practical information. You can also download the museum plan. Note: the Reardon Smith Theatre is directly above the Oriel restaurant.


The address of the National Museum Cardiff is: Cathays Park, Cardiff, CF10 3NP.

Check the museum’s Location page for detailed information on how to get there via public transportation and by car.

Rules to Observe at the Museum

The whole of the premises and its perimeter is a no-smoking area. If anyone is found smoking on Museum premises they may be asked to leave the premises and/or the event halted.
• Please ensure that you take any papers, documents or equipment with you at the end of the event.
• Please turn off all mobile phones.
• Food and drinks are not permitted in the auditorium.


Courtesy of Visit Cardiff, we have discounted rates at 15 hotels located at walking distance from the Museum. To check out all the options and make reservations, go to the Hotel Reservation Portal.

For those visiting Oxford, Keble College is offering £5 off their single rooms and a few twin rooms (breakfast is included in the dining hall). To book single or tween rooms, go to the Keble College Accommodation page and enter the promo code ALLSOULS2019. Keble also offers other room options, which are visible if you do not use the discount code.

NOTE: Keble College is not able to admit anyone aged under 16.